Municipal Updates: North Vancouver City
 Municipality: North Vancouver City  Date Reviewed: August 17, 2020

Process Changes:

Facilities and Staff

  • City Hall is closed to the public, but staff are available and ready for business. 

  • City Hall staff are working remotely and are best reached via email.

 Meetings and Public Hearings

  • Council meetings are proceeding online.

Construction Permits

  • The City is now accepting all construction permit applications electronically, through . All permit application processes will remain the same other than receiving the physical document copies. Learn the requirements here.
  • See Building Permit electronic submission requirements here


  • City staff will continue to provide construction monitoring.  All required inspections must be requested at the appropriate times. To request an inspection, please call our 24-hr inspection request line at 604-990-4249. Requests will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. Inspections may be completed using alternative inspections methods, including: 

    • Submission of site observations from qualified persons (Registered Professional, licensed contractor, etc.) 
    • Provision of documents, photos, or video walk-through acceptable to the inspector
    • Remote videoconferencing
    • In-person physical inspection

  • Should in-person inspections be required, all Provincial health advisories and WorkSafeBC regulations are to be followed

Development Applications

While City Hall is closed to the public due to COVID-19, we are maintaining business continuity through modified procedures. 

More Details: 
COVID-19 Updates


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